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Half/theory

The netlable component of the Australian / New Zealand artist collective Half/theory. Featuring artists working in a variety of mediums, the netlable aims to archive older, out of print recordings and present new, live, and collaborative works by Half/theory artists. Please visit the homepage http://www.halftheory.com for more information and related resources.

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Half/theory
by Joel Stern
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Joel Stern unplugged/jodphur contact and headphone mics. computer. inside computer. cutlery and pans. stone sampling. feedback. ghat. rugmaking. plug. radio. rusty gate. cables. bows. bells.paper. raagini. romauld played violin (5) recorded 2003 TwoThousandAnd last copies available for purchase through TwoThousandAnd Listening to unplugged/jodphur is like exploring a derelict building. Inside one room you can hear water running. You find a light switch and press it-sparks burst from nowhere as...
Topics: experimental, music concret, field recording, improvisation, joel stern, twothousandand
Half/theory
by urblooten
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5 tracks of chromatic digital noise blur by urblooten. dense, ecstatic waves of sound. sources include processed piano, field recordings, bollywood, feedback. recorded 2003. released in edition of 25 with handpainted covers.
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Topics: experimental, ambient, electronic, electoacoustic, computer music, field recordings, piano, noise
Half/theory
by diaspora
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Reissue of the first full length release by the group, released in limited numbers in 2001. A mix of digital & analogue sound sources & techniques produces a soundscape of throbbing pulses, off balance tones, deep drones, gritty noise textures & delicate high end electronics. Diaspora for these recordings were: Lloyd Barrett, Joe Musgrove, Andrew Thomson & BW Bird.
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Topics: experimental, ambient, drones, electronic, electroacoustic, improvisation
Half/theory
by Joel Stern, Margarida Garcia, Anthony Guerra
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"hey ya" absurd #39 cdr edition of 77 Joel Stern: feedback, microphones, electronics Margarida Garcia: electric double bass Anthony Guerra: electric guitar and electronics recorded at ZDB, Lisboa - 3-4 december 2002 edited/mastered by joel stern, melbourne 2003
Topics: improvisation, noise, sound art, zdb
Half/theory
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Artist: Botborg (Scott Sinclair, Joe Musgrove, Stefan Kushima) Title: Connection to the Photosonicneurokineasthograph Format: DV PAL - 4:3 - Color - Stereo Dolby Sound Running time: 10 minutes Country: Australia, Austria Year: 2009 Summary: Botborg is an international audio-visual performance group whose work centers around the real-time creation of intense experiences of sound-color synaesthesia. The 'Photosonicneurokineasthograph' (or PSNKG) is the name Botborg gives to the meta-instrument...
Topics: botborg, audio, visual, experimental, video art, synaesthesia, dvd, Connection to the...
Half/theory
by Botborg
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Botborg's performance at Spectropia Art+Communication Festival, Riga/Latvia, October 2008.
Topic: botborg live audio visual noise
Half/theory
by Joel Stern and Matt Davis
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joel stern / matt davis small industry l'innomable joel stern: concrete sound, feedback, electronics matt davis: trumpet, elecronics last copies available for purchase through Erstwhile recorded at hackney, london, UK 12/1/03 mixed and edited in Ipswich, Queensland AUS 5/9/03 design and printed by grafika.bevk@siol.net ''Small Industry is another limited edition outing, this time on the new Slovenian label L'innomable. Joining Davis (on electronics but also back on trumpet this time) is Joel...
Topics: joel, stern, matt, davis, l'innomable, improvisation, minimalism, noise, sound art
Half/theory
by Bourbaki
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dynamic & unpredictable improvisations from the quartet of Joe Musgrove, Brian Bird, Lloyd Barrett & Andrew Thomson, recorded 23/02/01. Instrumentation: computer, tapes, electronics, sax, guitar, keyboards, voice, bicycle pump, turntables. Originally released without the knowledge of 3/4 of the group in tiny edition on deliberatly obscurantist Brisbane lable Serbsky Institute. This review is from http://spazioinwind.libero.it/extremes/touchingLP.htm: "self produced CDR from these...
Topics: noise, improvisation, experimental, power electronics, electronic, electroacoustic, weird
Half/theory
by Scott Sinclair
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Improvised music for guitar, objects, and electronics. Recorded in Brisbane 2005-2006. 1. Hie Hemi (5:53) 2. Wethintuse (2:50) 3. Salahbae (24:29) Some words from Rene Kita (http://www.sumutia.com) about this record: "...you're lying on your meditation mat listening to a mind expanding sound while a clumsy burglar is working on your doorlock...he gets in, but keeps colliding in the dark with your wind chime collection...ah, now he's got this cheap drill and he's trying to open your...
Topics: Half/theory, Scott Sinclair
Half/theory
by Company Fuck
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Company Fuck The Reptilian Way http://www.companyfuck.com http://www.halftheory.com 80 tracks - 7:06 brutal digital noisecore recorded in bristol 2006
Topic: company fuck noise
Half/theory
by joe musgrove
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two improvised recordings for recordless turntable & assorted random objects. no edits, overdubs or effects were used. both recordings made 2003. 1st track was released as cdr with handpainted cover, limited to about 50 copies, the 2nd is a previously unreleased complete live performance given at the powerhouse, in brisbane, australia, in july 2003.
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Topics: experimental, improvisation, turntablism, noise, abstract
Half/theory
by Scott Sinclair / Clinton Green
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Scott Sinclair & Clinton Green With Doors Open 1. ToBe 2. # 3. Tamas 4. With Doors Open 5. Half Light 6. Medi Hiss 7. Hara 8. Medi 9. ## Released May 2005 http://www.halftheory.com A clash of underground titans four years in the making, With Doors Open is a twin axe assault on the conventions of the guitar, dragging it kicking and screaming into the outer limits of sound. Vast and varied territory is covered here, from chaotic thrashing noise to minimal drone and beyond. Collective weight...
Half/theory
by Biffplex
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Topics: experimental, electronic, drone, ambient, noise, electroacoustic, live
Half/theory
by Scott Sinclair / Mariam Wallentin
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Sinclair/Wallentin Balloon Party 1. I dont think I know anyone here 2. Get ready to party 3. I won the dance contest 4. Whats in these balloons? 5. I love marzipancake 6. Mom was picking me up at ten Scott Sinclair, Mariam Wallentin vocal, harmonica, cymbals, snare, baby-accordion, unplugged guitar, chains, electronics, water, plastic bottle, toys, bells, coins, etc. recording location: Gothenburg date: 10 July 2006 recorded, edited and mastered: by scott http://www.halftheory.com Doufu Records...
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Half/theory
by Gyanism
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Gyanism - Yr Nicked January 2006 Yusuke Akai - electric guitar, electronics, voice Diaji Igarashi - electric guitar, electronics, voice Scott Sinclair - drums, voice Joel Stern - trumpet, violin, sonic raygun, voice Perhaps one of the loudest recordings on plastic. "Yr Nicked" is a live performance soundtracking the popular cop soap opera The Bill. A brutal and strange document. http://www.halftheory.com
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Topics: Half/theory, Gyanism
Half/theory
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bizarre & hilarious "authourless" recording of a bent flexidisc playing on a standard turntable. the record itself is a guide on how to make sound effects with one's voice, and was left between the pages of the book which came with the record for many years before being found at a thrift store. this recording has been edited from about an hours worth of original recordings. no layering, post production, or other human interference beyond editing was peformed.
Topics: weird, bizarre, found sound, sound art, random, generative music, noise, experimental, turntablism,...
Half/theory
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astonishing 'authorless' recording of a computer game in demo mode with wildly malfunctioning sound. "nox" posesses an incredible internal logic & impeccable sense of timing. human involvement in this recording is limited to the pressing of 'record'. record was press by andrew thomson, sometine in the year 2000. nox has been released in a couple of small cdr editions, the 1st featuring a unique collaged cover on each copy.
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Topics: glitch, generative music, electronic, field recordings, found sound, audio oddity, automatic music,...
Half/theory
by Stove Goats
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Three tracks of hellish, blasphemous noise reguritated and spewed forth by Secret Killer Of Names, Company Fuck and Urblooten, in tribute to Burzum's "Aske" ep. Expect frostbitten tundras of muddy bass sludge, inverted buzzsaw noise riffs and diabolically mangled screams. The remains of Burzum are necrotically defiled to the point of unrecognisability in the face of this grim and unholy assault by these fearless noise vikings, but such evil spirits are not so easily defeated and...
Topics: stove, goats, halftheory, noise, burzum, remix, black, metal
Half/theory
by urblooten
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swelling clouds of hypnotic digital psychedelia by urblooten (aka joe musgrove of biffplex, diaspora, flew creeking, etc etc). generative digital processing & synthesis are used to create a minimalist composition of drones, tones & echoing chimes. reissued from a sold out cdr edition of 25, released late 2005.
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Topics: electronic, ambient, pyschedelic, experimental, generative music, computer music, drones, minimalism
Half/theory
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Artist: Botborg Title: Principles of Photosonicneurokinaesthography Format: DVD - Region Free - PAL 4:3 - Color - Stereo 13 films. 60 minutes. Principle 1 - 3:03 Principle 2 - 1:02 Principle 3 - 2:30 Principle 4 - 4:14 Principle 5 - 4:38 Principle 6 - 2:17 Principle 7 - 5:12 Principle 8 - 3:52 Principle 9 - 3:25 Principle 10 - 3:06 Principle 11 - 1:14 Principle 12 - 9:36 Principle 13 - 10:18 Half/theory release HALF04. Compiled in Brisbane, Australia, 2005. http://www.botborg.com...
Topics: botborg, audio, visual, experimental, video art, synaesthesia, dvd, Principles of...
Half/theory
by The Beanbag Collective
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40 minutes of messy, noisy plunderphonic retardation. Recorded live at long running Brisbane performance space Small Black Box by anonymous artist/ media prankster collective, april 2004 . the following review is taken from the may 2004 small black box program: "setting up in the storage space lovingly know as the "gimp room" by sbb crew, the beanbag crew mixed up a dense, chaotic and disturbing array of discarded vinyl, trashy top 40 pop and golden oldies, with a few moments of...
Topics: noise, plunderphonics, remix, stupid, weird, mess, media prank, turntablism
Half/theory
by flew creeking
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a brief taster of the soon to be forthcoming album by vetran australian noisecore weirdniks flew creeking (joe musgrove & michael norriss, plus others on occasion). bizarro mix of electronics, percussions, vocals, and whatever else is foolish enogh to swagger across their paths.
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Topics: noise, plunderphonics, improvisation, weird, stupid, electronic
Half/theory
by Diaspora
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a collection of live recordings from 2003 by Diaspora (Lloyd Barrett, Joe Musgrove & Andrew Thomson). Ritualistic drones & noise. All tracks were recorded @ the Funfair.
Topics: drones, expreimental, electroacoustic, noise, ambient
Half/theory
by Masami Bin Laden
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brutalist lowbitrate noise terrorism from the best named noise band in the world. abrupt & unpredicatable explosions of harsh digital noise & turntable cutup. recorded live in brisbane, febuary 2003. presented in lowbitrate mp3 for maximum corruption & listener discomfort.
Topics: noise, power electronics, harsh, cut up, improvised, turntablism, experimental, electronic,...
Half/theory
by pH3
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pH3 - Viscous CD released February 2003 1. hives (7:28) 2. vexing truth syrum (7:57) 3. cen (3:37) 4. when multiverses collide or t.w.s.g.m.m. (2:50) 5. floor (4:55) 6. lost from human memory at the bottom of the sea (11:29) 7. sunrise; the seering paradox of eternity (6:11) 8. dropping doors (5:00) 9. (0:13) The 9 track disc is culled from several hours of improvisations performed by the original drums/synth/guitar trio recorded from 04/2001 to 01/2002. It includes elements of pH3's...
Topics: pH3, noise, free, australia
Half/theory
by Scott Sinclair
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Recorded in Brisbane, Australia, 2004-2005 Scott plays guitar, computer, metal, toys Limited edition artwork of 10 released in January 2006. Artwork featured individually drawn and burnt covers. Three movements from improvised material that seamlessly float into one another. We start with a trip back to the womb, with a single bass tone rumbling your innards. This then flowers into a fractured drone/groove reminiscent of Berlin's glitch/dub pioneers (this is live processing of a single guitar,...
Topics: Half/theory, Scott Sinclair
Half/theory
by Company Fuck & Fake Mistress
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Artist: Company Fuck & Fake Mistress Title: The Pink Acid Split Format: C30 Cassette & MP3 Side: Company Fuck: 01 - Beat Them Nuts 02 - We Are Your Children (Secret Killer Of Names remix) 03 - Beast Becomes Bruce 04 - Release The Bruce (Ripit remix) 05 - What A Feeeeeling 06 - Noistache (Tzii remix) 07 - Death By Misadventure Side: Fake Mistress: 01 - X-treme Pop 02 - Voices From Beyond 03 - Sirens 04 - Deep, Deep Artwork and printing by Olivia Pils and Scott Sinclair. Fake Mistress...
Topics: Company Fuck, Fake Mistress, The Pink Acid Split
Half/theory
by Crab Smasher
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Live "Acoustic" set @ The Grand Hotel Wyong. GRANT HUNTER - glockenspiel/drums/percussion/microphones NICHOLAS FRENCH - Acoustic Guitar
Topics: crab smasher, acoustic, wyong, australia, experimental, ambient, grant hunter, nicholas french,...
Half/theory
by The Night Of Love
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THE NIGHT OF LOVE live at Winter Tragic Festival at Akemi in the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia. LINEUP: Yusuke Akai Grant Hunter Daiji Igarashi Morgan Cabot Nik Mayer-Miller Nicholas French Scott McConnachie Michael Lynn Nick Dan Drea Ahaa
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Topics: the night of love, yusuke akai, daiji igarashi, grant hunter, morgan cabot, nicholas french, scott...
Half/theory
by Scott Sinclair
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Scott Sinclair - Multi Mini-CD released July 2002 MULTI1 (5:23) MULTI2 (9:10) MULTI3 (5:21) A single theme in three movements. Based on an improvisation for DX7 and electronics 06/2002.
Topic: drone
Half/theory
by Scott Sinclair
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A collection of audio from live performances by Scott Sinclair and related projects/collaborations. http://www.halftheory.com
Topics: Half/theory, Scott Sinclair, Live
Half/theory
by Crab Smasher
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GRANT HUNTER - electronics/voice NICHOLAS FRENCH-guitar MARNIE VAUGHN-drums Recorded live at Annie Street Eviction Party 15/03/2008
Topics: crab smasher, noise, drone, rock, improvisation, pop, experimental, DIY, grant hunter, nicholas...
Half/theory
by Kottbusserdamm Terror Corpse
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Artist: Kottbusserdamm Terror CorpseTitle: KTC WorldwideSide A: Kotti-coreSide B: Commentary-coreCompiled in Kottiland, Berlin, Germany in 2013.Released on C20 cassette by Half/theory and Spettro Records.Thanks to DJ ShluchT, Berlin Speedcore, Spettro, and Dr. Alban.http://www.halftheory.comhttp://www.spettrorec.com--Biography:Kottbusserdamm Terror CorpseThe Two Man Speedcore Noise Terror Squadron was formed by Carl and Carl in Berlin three days before an important live appearance by Dr....
Topic: noisecore
Half/theory
by Crab Smasher
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Live at Underground Sydney Dance Dive CLUB 77. Recorded to Sony Video Camera. GRANT HUNTER-Electronics/Synth/Voice/Toys NICHOLAS FRENCH-Electronics/Keys/Toys/Cassettes CHLOE RUSSELL-Voice/Toys/Percussion
Topics: crab smasher, experimental, free noise, electronica, dance, techno, australia, improvisation,...
Half/theory
by Crab Smasher
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GRANT HUNTER - electronics NICHOLAS FRENCH - guitar Recorded live at Annie Street Gallery Newcastle by Morgan Cabot 29/08/2007
Topics: crab smasher, experimental, drone, noise, doom, newcastle, grant hunter, nicholas french,...
Half/theory
by Crab Smasher
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GRANT HUNTER - Electronics/Percussion NICHOLAS FRENCH - Guitar Live at THE LOFT Newcastle.
Topics: crab smasher, the loft, youth venue, noise, drone, experimental, electronica, ambient, haunted house
Half/theory
by Nick Senger / Kane Ewin
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Live Improv by Nick Senger and Kane Ewin of CASTINGS. Recorded by Grant Hunter at the Annie Street Gallery, Newcastle.
Topics: castings, sydney, newcastle, annie, nick senger, kane ewin, spanish magic
Half/theory
by Crab Smasher
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Recorded live at Yvonne Ruve Warehouse, Sydney by Nick Senger. Chloe Russell's final performance with Crab Smasher. GRANT HUNTER - electronics/synth/voice NICHOLAS FRENCH - cassettes/keyboards CHLOE RUSSELL - drums/percussion/voice
Topics: crab smasher, newcastle, improvisation, noise, rubbish, yvonne ruve, nick senger, grant hunter,...
Half/theory
by Crab Smasher
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Recorded live 30/09/2007 @ Lass O'Gowrie Hotel by Sasha Margolis GRANT HUNTER - voice/synth/electronics/turntable NICHOLAS FRENCH - guitar/toys/keyboard
Topics: crab smasher, ambient, newcastle, noise, experimental, improvisation, drone, electronica, grant...
Half/theory
by Crab Smasher
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Crab Smasher live at LA CAMPANA, Sydney. GRANT HUNTER - voice/electronics/percussion NICHOLAS FRENCH - guitar/voice MARNIE VAUGHN - Drums/Percussion NATHAN MARTIN - Bass/Percussion JEFFREY BROWN - Drums
Topics: crab smasher, newcastle, avant garde, noise, progressive rock, post-punk, drone, electronica
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by Crab Smasher
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Crab Smasher live at Kurt's Place Newcastle. Lineup:- GRANT HUNTER - Voice/Electronics NICHOLAS FRENCH - Guitar NATHAN MARTIN - Bass JEFFREY BROWN - Drums
Topics: crab smasher, newcastle, experimental, noise, rock, punk, drone, ambient, grant hunter, nicholas...
Half/theory
by Crab Smasher
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Crab Smasher. Live set at Hamilton Station Hotel Newcastle. GRANT HUNTER - voice/electronics/percussion NICHOLAS FRENCH - Guitar/Voice MARNIE VAUGHN - Drums/Percussion JEFFREY BROWN - Drums NATHAN MARTIN - Bass/Percussion
Topics: crab smasher, noise rock, improvisation, experimental music, electronica, post-rock, ambient
Half/theory
by Paul Forbes-Mitchell and Lloyd Barrett
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Recorded during Earth Hour 2008 (+10GMT) We set up on my back deck amongst trees and sandalwood candles and improvised for an hour on our laptops. Recording is the sum of both Hard Disk and ZOOM H2 with windshield. Minor EQ and an attempt at properly syncing the files is the only editing they have seen. Do we curse the earth with our schizophonic sound?
Topics: improvisation, electronic, environmental, earth, hour, battery, powered